Michigan DNR (2018). Officers recover artifacts stolen from Michigan shipwreck dating back to 1880s. Click on Detroit. 11 December.
Nick Constable (2018). Ministry of Defence accused of 'failing to save First World War submarines from looters'. The Daily Mail. 3 November.
Republican American (2018). 2 charged with thefts from New Jersey submarine museum. Republican American. 21 September.
The National Museum of Archaeology mounts an exhibition with restored pieces from the frigate Mercedes
La Vanguardia (2018). El Museo Nacional de Arqueología acoge una exposición con piezas restauradas de la fragata Mercedes. La Vanguardia. 14 September.
Max Channon (2018). Illegally salvaged U-boat propeller given back German Navy in Plymouth. Plymouth Live. 4 September.
Court rules 1565 shipwreck found off the Florida coast belongs to France because the vessel was made there, and NOT to the salvage company which discovered it( )
Associated Press (2018). Court rules 1565 shipwreck found off the Florida coast belongs to France because the vessel was made there, and NOT to the salvage company which discovered it. The Daily Mail. 7 July.
Llazar Semini (2018). Archaeologists urge Albania to protect underwater heritage. Herald-Whig. 6 July.
Michael Greshko (2018). Titanic Artifacts Caught in International Tug-of-War. National Geographic. 2 July.
Telesur (2018). Unesco to Colombia: 'Don't Exploit San Jose Galleon Shipwreck'. Telesur. 27 April.
George Dvorsky (2018). Here's What Protects Shipwrecks From Looters and Hacks. Gizmodo. 27 March.
Zachary Fagenson (2018). Two men arrested for 2010 Florida museum gold bar heist. Reuters. 30 January.
George Dvorsky (2018). Shipwreck Scavengers Reportedly Dumped Remains of WWII Sailors in Mass Grave. Gizmodo. 23 January.
Xinhua (2017). Sunken ancient Chinese treasure returns home. Xinhua. 11 December.
Oliver Holmes, Monica Ulmanu, Simon Roberts (2017). The world's biggest grave robbery: Asia's disappearing WWII shipwrecks. The Guardian. 3 November.
Katy Stickland (2017). Four wrecks off south east England at risk. Yachting & Boating World. 27 October.
Kelly Koh (2017). Tourism Ministry to lay more emphasis on saving, protecting shipwrecks, artefacts. New Straits Times. 17 October.
Theo Ioannou (2017). Six Men Charged with Illegal Diving for Antiquities in Mani. Greek Reporter. 23 August.
Tasos Kokkinidis (2017). Items Recovered from Wreck of Elgin's Ship off Kythira. Greek Reporter. 15 August.
Oli Pritchard (2017). Galeón San José: Galleons of gold. The Bogota Post. 12 July.
Richard Emblin (2017). Colombia's San José galleon to be recovered in joint venture states Santos. The City Paper Bogota. 10 July.
TRT World (2017). Egypt's sunken antiquities threatened by ship waste. TRT World. 18 June.
Inspection of the frigate "Blanco Encalada" submerged in Caldera bay to prevent looting.
El Que Hay de Dierto (2017). Para prevenir saqueos inspeccionan fragata "Blanco Encalada" sumergida en bahía de Caldera. El Que Hay de Dierto. 3 May.
Wreck of Nazi ship believed to have been carrying priceless stolen artwork when it was sunk in 1943 by a submarine attack is discovered close to Crimea( )
Fionn Hargreaves (2017). Wreck of Nazi ship believed to have been carrying priceless stolen artwork when it was sunk in 1943 by a submarine attack is discovered close to Crimea. The Daily Mail. 28 April.
Philippe Bohstrom (2017). Diving Robbers Are Looting Underwater Treasures, Archaeologists Wail. Haaretz. 15 March.
Al-Masry Al-Youm (2017). Pharaonic relics submerged with Titanic must be recovered: Egyptologist. Egypt Independent. 12 March.
Victoria Stapley-Brown (2017). Controversial trove from imperial Chinese shipwreck lands in New York. The Art Newspaper. 7 March.
UNESCO (2017). Bolivia ratifies the UNESCO 2001 Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage. UNESCO. 1 March.
Natali Pearson (2017). Ghost ships: why are World War II naval wrecks vanishing in Indonesia?. The Conversation. 26 February.
Avila Geraldine (2017). Sabah to probe whether UMS salvage work broke law. The Straits Times. 20 February.
Julia Chan (2017). Sabah plans new rules on sea salvage after WWII wreck controversy. The Malay Mail. 16 February.
New Straits Times (2017). 'Salvaging okayed after getting feedback from agencies'. New Straits Times. 10 February.
George Dvorsky (2017). World War II Shipwrecks Are Vanishing at a Disturbing Rate. Gizmodo. 10 February.
Jewel Topsfield (2017). Indonesia and Australia battle to save WWII shipwreck HMAS Perth from salvagers. Western Advocate. 10 February.
Oliver Holmes (2017). Images reveal three more Japanese WWII shipwrecks torn apart for scrap. The Guardian. 9 February.
Traci Watson (2017). Show of shipwrecked treasures raises scientists' ire. Nature. 7 February.
Here's how the Armada is protected from pirates of underwater treasures
Gonzalo Araluce (2017). Así protege la Armada de los piratas los tesoros submarinos. El Español. 31 January.
Ed Adamczyk (2017). Two charged in theft from sunken World War I warship. UPI. 30 January.
Jewel Topsfield (2017). HMAS Perth at mercy of scavengers 75 years after being sunk. WA Today. 28 January.
Sarah Bruce (2016). Divers looted wrecks of sunken ships in Scapa Flow: Men fined in "first of its kind" case. The Press and Journal. 30 November.
BBC News (2016). Divers fined for raiding sunken German warships at Scapa Flow. BBC News. 29 November.
The Japan Times (2016). Jakarta to help probe disappearance of Dutch WWII shipwrecks deemed war graves. The Japan Times. 24 November.
Oliver Holmes (2016). British second world war shipwrecks in Java Sea destroyed by illegal scavenging. The Guardian. 16 November.
Oliver Holmes (2016). Mystery as wrecks of three Dutch WWII ships vanish from Java seabed. The Guardian. 16 November.
Rob Peake (2016). How to record archaeological objects found at sea – MAS database launched. Classic Boat. 1 November.
Richard Cornwell (2016). Divers steal a bronze gun from 'at risk' shipwreck site on Dunwich Bank. Ipswich Star. 21 October.
South China Morning Post (2016). Why so little of Hong Kong's underwater heritage has been preserved. South China Morning Post. 3 October.
Robert Booth (2016). Battle of Jutland war graves 'vandalised' by illegal metal scavengers. The Guardian. 18 September.
Evan Lubodsky (2016). Do Ancient Shipwrecks Stand a Chance?. Hakai. 24 August.
Dean Beeby (2016). Inuit press claim for co-ownership of Franklin artifacts. CBC. 24 July.
Cheryl Burke (2016). State successfully retrieves artifacts from dive company. Carteret County News-Times. 15 July.
Maxwell L. Anderson (2016). Cultural Heritage's Nautical Future. The Wall Street Journal. 11 July.
Cheryl Burke (2016). Dive company focus of SBI criminal probe. Carteret County News-Times. 1 July.
News in English (2016). German warship wreckage protected. News in English. 17 June.
Sport Diver (2016). Marine Antiquities Scheme to launch on 21 July. Sport Diver. 14 June.
Private action to redress the severe lack of protection for historic shipwrecks
Mauricio Silva (2016). Privados impulsan medidas para revertir la grave desprotección de naufragios históricos. El Mercurio. 13 June.
John Smith (2016). Guardia Civil puts a stop to internet sale of archaeological antiques. EuroWeekly. 13 June.
Mark Duell (2016). First World War sea graves hit by 'industrial-scale looting'. The Daily Mail. 23 May.
YLE (2016). Diver fined for shipwreck plunder. YLE. 20 May.
Prensa Latina (2016). Cuba Committed to the Underwater Heritage Convention at UNESCO. Prensa Latina. 12 May.
UNESCO strategy to prevent further looting at the galleon San Jose.
EFE (2016). La estrategia de Unesco para evitar nuevos saqueos como el del galeón San José. El Espectador. 9 May.
Adina Bresge (2016). Archeologist calls for national strategy to protect shipwrecks from looting. City News. 12 April.
The Sun Daily (2016). Britain hands over warship artefacts to ATM. The Sun Daily. 18 March.
Cahal Milmo (2016). Odyssey Explorer: Cyprus to examine suspect cargo of antiquities from offshore supply ship. The Independent. 16 January.
History museum staff silenced after raising ethical objections to buying Empress of Ireland artifacts( )
Don Butler (2016). History museum staff silenced after raising ethical objections to buying Empress of Ireland artifacts. National Post. 15 January.
Giles Richardson (2016). Who owns the wreckage of the San José, and what should be done with it?. Apollo. 4 January.
Here's how the galleon San José was looted
Errol E. Caballero (2016). Así fue saqueado el galeón San José. La Estrella de Panamá. 3 January.
The Maritime Executive (2015). Salvage Vessel Detained Over Antiquities Possession. The Maritime Executive. 29 December.
Ya Libnan (2015). Cyprus seeks Lebanese expertise on seized treasures. Ya Libnan. 28 December.
Anastassios Adamopoulos (2015). Cypriot Authorities Found 18th Century Antiquities on Board an American Ship. Greek Reporter. 24 December.
Andria Kades (2015). Antiquities on board seized vessel 'not unique to Cyprus'. Cyprus Mail. 24 December.
Elias Hazou (2015). Treasure hunters seized in Limassol. Cyprus Mail. 24 December.
In Cyprus (2015). Ship with stolen artefacts docks at Limassol port. In Cyprus. 23 December.
Josep Playá Maset (2015). El mar esconde sus tesoros. La Vanguardia. 20 December.
Willie Drye (2015). Battle Begins Over World's Richest Shipwreck. National Geographic. 18 December.
In defence of underwater heritage
Irina Bokova (2015). En defensa del patrimonio subacuático. El País. 16 December.
Odyssey Marine Exploration Executes $21 Million Deal, Retires all Bank Debt, and Retains a Financial Interest in Future Shipwreck Projects( )
GlobeNewswire (2015). Odyssey Marine Exploration Executes $21 Million Deal, Retires all Bank Debt, and Retains a Financial Interest in Future Shipwreck Projects. Nasdaq.com. 16 December.
Stephanie Pappas (2015). 'Lost' Treasure Ship Is Also a War Grave. Live Science. 15 December.
Where will the treasures of the galleon San José be kept?
El Universal (2015). ¿Dónde guardarán los tesoros del galeón San José?. El Universal. 13 December.
Treasures in the Peruvian Sea
Óscar Miranda (2015). Tesoros en el mar peruano. La Republica. 13 December.
The Economist (2015). Who wants to be a galleonaire?. The Economist. 12 December.
Nan Spowart (2015). 'Holy grail of shipwrecks' discovery sparks courtroom battle for treasure worth £11 billion. The National. 8 December.
The other treasure
Almudena Lopesino (2015). El otro tesoro. Cadena Ser. 6 December.
Reuters (2015). Spanish galleon with rumoured £1bn treasure hoard found, says Colombia's president. The Guardian. 5 December.
Loot archaeological sites and announce it on the internet: bad idea
Lukor (2015). Saquear yacimientos arqueológicos y anunciarlo en Internet: mala idea. Lukor. 23 November.
Bernama (2015). MMEA To Return Seized Artefacts From Warship To British Government. Bernama. 6 November.
C. Sathasivam Sitheravellu (2015). Gazette sites to save artefacts. New Straits Times. 31 October.
Bess Browning (2015). HMS Hermes thefts: Teynham man arrested. Kent Online. 23 October.
Suzi Muston (2015). Precious treasure from the Shipwreck The London - could return to Southend. Yellow Advertiser. 21 September.
Steven Morris (2015). Diver jailed for fraudulently selling three cannon found in UK waters. The Guardian. 4 September.
La Jornada (2015). Basura y saqueo en el Titanic a 30 años de su hallazgo. La Jornada. 29 August.
An expedition to document the treasures left by Odyssey
Joaquín Ferrandis (2015). Una expedición documenta los tesoros dejados por Odyssey. El País. 27 August.
Consultation over the looting of the remains of eleven ships in the state of Florida
Jesús García Calero (2015). Consultas tras el saqueo de los restos de once buques de Estado en Florida. ABC España. 21 August.
Anthony Cave (2015). Five years later, $550,000 gold bar stolen from Key West still in the wind. Keys Info Net. 12 August.
Human remains in the looted hispanic wrecks off Florida
José María Lancho (2015). Los restos humanos en los pecios hispanos saqueados en Florida. ABC España. 10 August.
Justin Jones (2015). This Buried Treasure Could Be Yours: Mel Fisher's Amazing Shipwreck Finds. The Daily Beast. 5 August.
The fruitful "treasure hunting" business in Florida
La Vanguardia (2015). El fructuoso negocio de la industria "cazatesoros" en Florida. La Vanguardia. 29 July.
Race to save priceless artefacts from the sunken HMS Victory after looters target its two nearest wrecks in the English Channel( )
David Wilkes (2015). Race to save priceless artefacts from the sunken HMS Victory after looters target its two nearest wrecks in the English Channel. The Daily Mail. 17 July.
Abby Phillip (2015). Inside the turbulent world of Barry Clifford, a pirate-ship hunter under attack. The Washington Post. 16 July.
Kalymnos "Museum" hid 65 looted antiquities
In.gr (2015). «Μουσείο» έκρυβε 65χρονη στην Κάλυμνο. In.gr. 20 June.
Belfast Telegraph (2015). U-boat propeller returned to Germany. Belfast Telegraph. 16 June.
Eric Haun (2015). Diver Pleads Guilty to Fraud Involving Historic Cannons. Marine Link. 15 June.
YLE (2015). Divers acquitted of stealing from shipwreck. YLE. 6 June.
Ed Carty (2015). Ireland 'letting pirates loot shipwreck RMS Lusitania'. Belfast Telegraph. 7 April.
Associated Press (2015). Judge ends Maine man's attempt to salvage Cape Cod shipwreck. 12 News Now. 1 April.
Cahal Milmo (2015). HMS Victory recovery engulfed in controversy as Labour MP accuses key players of 'scam'. The Independent. 3 February.
Treasure hunters of the Spanish Main
Fernando Pérez Ávila (2014). Cazatesoros en el Archivo de Indias. Diario de Sevilla. 4 December.
Adam Linhardt (2014). Treasure case involving Delaware lawyer in judge's hands. Delaware Online. 28 November.
An archaeologist against treasure hunters
Tereixa Constenla (2014). Una arqueóloga contra los cazatesoros. El País. 27 November.
The Bahamas Weekly (2014). Underwater archaeologist, Dr. Lee Spence seeking artifacts allegedly looted from Bahamas shipwreck. The Bahamas Weekly. 5 September.
Phys.org (2014). Experts seek to save Haiti's archaeological sites. Phys.org. 31 August.
Mazarrón Council calls for measures to protect Phoenician ship; Spanish
Murcia Economía (2014). El Ayuntamiento de Mazarrón reclama medidas para la protección del barco fenicio. Murcia Economía. 5 August.
The Civil Guard takes preventative measures against the underwater looting
El País (2014). La Guardia Civil hace una batida preventiva contra el expolio submarino. El País. 11 July.
Sadia Qasim Shah (2014). In search of the lost antiquities. Dawn. 8 July.
Peter B. Campbell (2014). Treasure Hunting Is the World's Worst Investment. Bloomberg. 7 May.
Vernon Silver (2014). Treasure Hunters' Undersea Gold Rush Is Threatened by U.S. Navy. Bloomberg. 5 May.
Dalya Alberge (2014). Britain urged to sign up to shipwreck treaty to protect underwater heritage. The Guardian. 23 March.